I president Abe Lincoln winner of the 1860 election am representing a deeply divided nation. We had little hope of wining this election however by only winning 40% and 180 electoral votes we dominated the other parties. Most of my sucess has come from the northern states and the Oregon country
After Abraham Lincoln was elected president the South Carolina legislature called a convention and unanimously voted to leave the Union. Eventually Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas also seceded. These states met together and created the constitution for the Confederate States of America
lets leave this country and create our own constitution that protects slavery!
ok sounds fun
John Brown, an antislavery activist attacked the US armoy in an attempt to take over the base. In result he was tried for treason and hung.
The Kansas Nebraska act was passed on may 30th 1854 and it allowed the new states to " be received into the Union with or without slavery, as their constitution may prescribe at the time of their admission."
As a result of the Kansas, Nebraska act, apposing sides of slavery rushed to Kansas to help determine the fate of the first election. Eventually Pro-slavery raiders from Missouri attacked antislavery Kansas settlers. This resulted in back and forth attacks between pro and anti-slavery activist
Dred Scott v Sandford case: In this case Dred Scott was a slave to an army surgeon who he accompanied in war. When they returned to the free state of Illinois, Dred sued for his freedom